5 things you must know before canelo alvarez vs avni yildirim

Boxing's pound-for-pound king returns this week as he takes on avni yildirim. ahead of the bout here are somethings you must know about the fight between the two men


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Yildirim's last fought in Feb 2019 which was a loss against Anthony Dirrell. Yildirim's last win was in September 2018.

Avni Yildirim's last win 

Going into the fight, unsurprisingly, Canelo is a -4000 favorite to win the fight.

Canelo is an overwhelming favorite 

If Canelo is able to get past Yildirim, he will set up a super middleweight clash with Billy Joe Saunders In May 2021.

Pathway to Billy Joe Saunders 

Against Yildirim, Canelo will defend his WBA title for the first time since winning it against Rocky Fielding.

First WBA Super middleweight title defense for Canleo 

The fight between Yildirim and Alvarez will have about 15,000 spectators to cheer the two men on.

15,000 fans in attendance 

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